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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    The best way to catch up on lost sleep

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:39am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... inflammation, and even serious illnesses such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer and stroke. A recent study conducted by researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine revealed ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: appendicitis

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 09:34am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... to fill up with pus and become inflamed. According to Yien, other potential sources of such a blockage include types of inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative ...

  3. Lifestyle - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: Can eating too much animal protein damage your kidneys?

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... with kidney disease who consume a lot of meat will struggle to rid their body of this waste. Others at high risk of protein toxicity include people with hypertension, diabetes, and those over the age ... diseases. Heart disease, cancer, constipation and diverticulitis have all been linked to the excess and sustained consumption of meat. Therefore, Mui recommends that active people consume no more ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: no sex please, I ate a pineapple

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... that protect them against diseases, insects, fungi, and infection. In people who suffer from salicylate sensitivity, pineapple juice can cause adverse reactions in the gut. And if the pineapple juice ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by SASHA GONZLAES

    ... Sasha Gonzales life@scmp.com Q: can leftover cut onions prevent illnesses? The straight answer: no The facts: it has long been thought that leftover onions are a magnet for bacteria and viruses. As far back as the 1500s, raw onions were placed in and around homes all over Europe, in the belief that they prevented diseases - including bubonic plague - by absorbing ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hot chillies can improve dieting

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... by suppressing hunger pangs. Regular consumption of chillies was specifically observed to reduce abdominal fat, which is known to increase one's risk of heart disease. They push the body to burn ...



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